Amelia

Show them It's Mental

The past six months I have found myself equal parts excited and overwhelmed. At times, outright enraged. I have been looking for a magic answer, something I can throw the curtain off of, shine a light on, and everyone would be alright. I have been dabbling in utopian idealism. What is it that changes the world? A…

I Have Made a Mistake

I have made a mistake.  A mis-speak. Everywhere I go I meet a lot of mental health workers. Frankly, sometimes that’s the reason I’m there. Most of these people are amazing, compassionate people. Intelligent people who recognize the problems with the system they are a part of. Caring people who want to help inspire positive…

Letters from the North

I’m a southerner.  I’ve never been a southerner before but according to those in the true North, in the Arctic regions, of course I’m a southerner. I’ve just spent a week in Nunavut, between Iqaluit and Cape Dorset.  Myself and Shauna Seeteenak were giving concerts and workshops to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.  I’d never…